Committee members are elected by the membership at each AGM. . New committee members are always welcome and are often needed to shadow existing members in their various roles. They may apply and join at any time.

Interested in joining the committee for an interesting and rewarding opportunity to make a difference to your u3a? Click here.

Your new Committee for 2023/2024 was elected on 11th December 2023 as follows: –

  • Chairperson – Ian Barber
  • Treasurer – Bob Mackintosh
  • Membership Secretary – Richard Hart
  • Minutes Secretary – Duncan Fraser
  • Webmaster – Calvyn Price
  • Groups Liaison Officer – Mike Barrett
  • Purchasing & Equipt. Officer – Justin Gowthorpe
  • TUTA News Editor – Neil Leyden
  • Speaker Secretary – Mike Jones
  • Meetings Organiser – George Webb
  • New Members’ Officer – Val Croudass
  • Publicity Officer – Rosemary David
  • Events Officer – Sophie Franklin (non-Committee member).

*Appointed after AGM.

Vacant Committee posts

Posts vacant from AGM December 2024, but volunteers required before then to understudy roles.


Provides the inclusive and democratic leadership for our u3a.

Business Secretary

The link between our Committee and the Third Age Trust/national u3a.

Minutes Secretary

Arranges Committee meetings and the necessary minutes and records for those meetings.

NOTE. For several years, the Business Secretary and Minutes Secretary roles have been carried out by one person, but can be split between two people.

Post currently vacant.

Vice Chair.

Support Chairperson and other committee members, and stand in when necessary.

Vacant NON-commitee Posts
  • Really Useful Group (RUG). A team of individuals that can occasionally be called upon to help set up chairs at meetings, assist recruitment events, or other tasks. Extra volunteers are always welcome.

Interested in any of the above?

For further details please contact minutes secretary using the contact form ->

or via our enquiry telephone number 01684 325013 , or download an application form here Committee nomination form.

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